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Long Jail Sentence for Another China Democracy Party Member

Wang Rongqing 王荣清, a member of the banned China Democracy Party 中国民主党 (CDP), has been sentenced to six years’ imprisonment on charges of subversion of state power.  Wang was arrested in Hangzhou around June last year, in what was widely … Continue reading

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Liu Xiaobo Met with His Wife

Liu Xiaobo’s wife Liu Xia 刘霞 was granted a short visit to her husband in custody on 1 January 2009, according to Liu’s lawyer Mo Shaoping 莫少平 in an interview with Radio Free Asia.  Liu has been detained since 12 … Continue reading

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Civil Rights Law Blogs to Face “Eviction”

Ni Wanhua 倪文华 is famous for defending the rights of victims of unlawful evictions.  Yesterday, Ni and several other lawyers, including Zhang Hua 张华 and Tan Yuzhen 唐玉珍, suddenly discovered that they had become victims of “forced eviction”.  Ni, Zhang … Continue reading

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Teng Biao: To my wife, from jail

Teng Biao is a legal scholar and a good friend of Hu Jia. He co-authored an open letter “The Real China and the Olympics” with Hu Jia. He has also been active in advocating for Hu since he was arrested. … Continue reading

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